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CCSF Bike Repair Class Begins

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"CCSF is offering a class involving repair, maintenance, customizing bikes for hilly San Francisco riding, building bike stands and truing stands and other tools for proper maintenance, proper adjustments to working bikes and much more. Intro to engineering and technology (ENGN 48L, CRN: 78919) is for any age and skill level. Separate from the class, […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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The BART strike was averted, and what better way to celebrate than with an exciting week of livable streets events. Here’s a taste of what’s in store. Monday: CCSF Bike Repair Class. CCSF is offering a full-semester class involving repair, maintenance, customizing bikes for hilly San Francisco riding, building bike stands and truing stands and […]

You Don’t Have To Be A Genius To Know Bike Registration Is Dumb

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Hey Freakonomics, how could you get so much so wrong in five short sentences? A blog post this week highlights Oregon Representative Wayne Krieger’s proposal to charge cyclists a biannual registration fee and parrots his assertion that cyclists don’t contribute to the roads they ride and do similar damage to roads as vehicles.  In an […]
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SB 1183 No Longer a Bike Tax

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Senate Bill 1183, the bill from Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) which was originally proposed as a “bike tax,” is no longer a bike tax. This time the change is not just in the bill’s title — the bill, which originally proposed a sales tax on bicycles to create a stable source of funding to maintain bicycle facilities in regional parks, now […]

Today’s Headlines

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SFMTA Honors Muni Driver for Defending Torched Bus (SFGate, SFExam, CBS) Alameda County’s Transpo Measure B1 Still Undecided (CoCoTimes, TriValley, TranspoNation) Drivers Urged to Prepare for All-Electronic GG Bridge Tolling (MarinIJ) McPartland, Saltzman and Radulovich Win BART Board Races, Mallett Leads Narrowly (CoCoTimes) New Bay Bridge Bike Path Connection to Yerba Buena Island Delayed (SFGate) Palo Alto Cyclist Severely Injured by SUV Driver Last Week […]